Government not involved in Banthat Thong protest explosion: PM Yingluck Shinawatra

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BANGKOK, 18 January 2014 (NNT) – The Prime Minister has defended the government following an explosion on Banthad Thong Road, saying it had nothing to do with the bombing incident that wounded at least 36 rally goers.

After a meeting with the Royal Thai Police, Prime Minister and Defense Minister Yingluck Shinawatra told the press that the government was not involved in the Banthad Thong bomb attack as alleged by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), adding that she was personally against all sorts of violence and did not want to see such an incident occur.

She would ask the police to carry out an investigation into the case and bring the perpetrator to justice as soon as possible.

Read more: NNT

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